News for those who live, work and play in the Santiam Canyon

Oregon Health Authority funding has provided Linn County’s Crisis Intrvention Team with a mobile clinic. SUBMITTED PHOTO

County extends mental health outreach

ALBANY — Linn County has provided mental health crisis assistance to rural areas for a long time.  But starting this month, the county’s Mobile Crisis Intervention Team (MCIT) will be able to provide in-person services […]

Freres Lumber

Freres starts employee vanpools

Freres Engineered Wood, the largest employer in the Santiam Canyon, is setting up a commuter vanpool system to help employees get to its Mill City and Lyons plants from Salem and Albany. Freres has approximately […]

Linn County Parks & Recreation

Linn County to manage camp sites

ALBANY —A project several years in the making came to fruition Tuesday morning, when Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker approved an Operating Licensing Agreement that will allow the Linn County […]

Linn County

Commissioners deny road name change

A request to change the name of Stellmacher Drive southwest of Albany was rejected Tuesday, Dec. 5 by Linn County Commissioners Roger Nyquist, Sherrie Sprenger and Will Tucker. Robert Clausen, who lives in a home […]